The Senator representing Imo West Senatorial district and Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has been arrested and kept in the police custody, few minutes after he led his loyalists to break into the sealed Royal palm estate the Imo government, alleged to be owned by his wife, Nkechi.
The incident which happened around 17: 20 pm along Akchi road in Owerri, also led to the damaging of vehicles and injuring persons.
The Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed this to newsmen in Owerri. The police said he was taken to its custody to explain why he led violent breaking into the government sealed Royal palm spring estate along Akachi road in Owerri.
Orlando briefly said: “The command received a distress call regarding what we termed to be an unrest at Royal Spring palm estate, and the operatives moved to the place we discovered Okorocha led some persons to the place hitherto sealed by the Imo government.
“The command calmed the situation and invited Okorocha, to come and explain why he led the violent breaking into the estate that led to damages.”